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Old 03-26-2008, 07:17 PM   #1
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Just making this public knowledge. What does everyone else think? Should I be worried?

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I just read the post on the Dex Cool lawsuit and I wasn't sure if I should be worried. I have an '01 SE with 68,000 miles. Should i change the gaskets and flush everything as soon as possible, or wait until I see warning signs of a problem emerging? I'm not sure if my car has ever had the gaskets changed or coolant flushed, I just purchased it a few weeks ago.

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i would flush out the Dex. but i dont see you needing gaskets just yet

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http://www.zillamotorsports.com/Dex

(that page takes over 10,000 hits a month now)


Start making plans now. For both the UIM replacement (APN), the LIM gaskets, and lose the Dex.

I've seen failures earlier than your mileage.
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At the bottom of this Famous Techinfo article:

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...e=article&k=38


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MORE INFORMATION
With more 2000-2003'* starting to fail, this may be a good warning for you:
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=63777

Part of the problem with the LIM gasket failures is DEX coolant. Read here for more information:
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=68420
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http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...e=article&k=44
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http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=78871
That first link is very important.
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Is this just a pontiac thing?
My 4.6L Cadillac N* has Dexcool in it. I don't see my engine in that warning.
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It depends on what your gaskets and seals are made of.
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